Power In Lord Of The Flies

1038 Words5 Pages
Lord of the flies, a novel by William Golding is filled with innuendos and metaphors prevalent to modern day society and the world around us. The story shows that good people in bad situations change the way people will think and react slowly turning them into savages and stripping their remorse and sense of humanity. Most of the people in our country would be considered ¨littluns¨ and don't think to question authority and ask real questions because we’re not open to accepting the real answers or were not smart enough to question the way that we’re taught and the things that we hear or see. The corruption in America between the masses is closely related to the way that the biggins treat the littluns. We the masses have been lied to and none…show more content…
“Ralph and Jack stand at opposite ends of the spectrum between civilization and savagery, Simon stands on an entirely different plane from all the other boys. Simon embodies a kind of innate, spiritual human goodness that is deeply connected with nature and, in its own way, as primal as Jack’s evil.” Piggy represents reasoning and humanity. Piggy is always the one to differentiate between right and…show more content…
Most current theories put forth a criminal conspiracy involving parties as varied as the CIA, the Mafia, sitting Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Cuban President Fidel Castro, the KGB, or some combination of those entities” polls have found “only 20-30% of the population believe that Oswald had acted alone. polls have also found that there are a “total of 42 groups, 82 assassins, and 214 people had been accused in various Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories.” Simon found out that there was no beast and was brutally murdered and his story never got out similar to the witnesses that claimed they saw other shooters but were “mysteriously killed” soon after going to the police with their

More about Power In Lord Of The Flies

Open Document